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Politics Oct 04Bernie Sanders diagnosed with heart attack, campaign confirms
The Vermont senator was diagnosed with a myocardial infarction, otherwise known as a heart attack, when he went to a hospital in Las Vegas Tuesday night.
Politics Oct 03Sanders still hospitalized but expected to be at next debate
Jane Sanders said her husband will rest for a few days, “but he's ready to get back out there and is looking forward to the October debate.”…
Nation Oct 01Las Vegas mass shooting anniversary sparks debate on gun control
The U.S. government this year banned a device that helped the Las Vegas gunman shoot more rapidly.
Politics Sep 17Governors struggle under new rules in 2020 presidential race
All three governors who launched bids this year struggled to build national profiles and donor bases needed to thrive.
Politics Aug 30DNC to recommend scrapping virtual caucus plans in Iowa and Nevada
The state parties had planned to allow some voters to cast caucus votes over the telephone in February 2020 instead of showing up at traditional caucus meetings.
Politics Aug 03Democratic White House hopefuls target labor at Nevada forum
They were among 19 Democrats scheduled to speak at a labor forum hosted by the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, a public employees union that represents 1.6 million workers. The event is a moment for the candidates…
Nation Aug 01Gun safety groups to host presidential forum
Two prominent gun safety organizations said Thursday that they will host a forum for Democratic presidential candidates in Las Vegas on Oct. 2, the day after the city marks the second anniversary of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S.
Politics Jul 08Iowa and Nevada to allow voting by phone in 2020 caucuses
The tele-caucus systems are aimed at opening the local-level political gatherings to more people.
Nation Jul 03Family of Las Vegas mass shooting victim sues gun makers
LAS VEGAS — The family of a woman killed by a gunman raining down gunfire from a Las Vegas high-rise hotel suite filed a wrongful death lawsuit Tuesday against eight gun makers and three dealers arguing their weapons are designed…
Politics Apr 15Unions urge Democrats to focus on kitchen table economics
Ardently liberal, pro-labor and anti-corporate cash, the field of Democrats running for president may look like a union activist's dream. But some key labor leaders are starting to worry about the topics dominating the 2020 conversation.